Tagged: bariatric surgery

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Plan A, or Plan B? (reblog)

A look back at more early thoughts about my decision to have bariatric surgery. Is surgery my Plan A? Or should it be Plan B?

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Melting Away (reblog)

Some more reflections from shortly after I decided to turn to bariatric surgery for help with my weight, I’ve started losing weight, and discuss my recent exercise and dealing with hunger.

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Bariatric Surgery: The Easy Way Out

There is one recurring … fear and frustration that dogs many people who have had bariatric surgery (aka weight loss surgery). I’ve heard it from patients online, in various support groups I’ve attended/facilitated/led, as well as while at various obesity related events. It’s this perception that using surgery to get to a healthier weight is “taking the easy way out”.

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Divorce Rate After Bariatric Surgery

Divorce after significant weight loss, in particular with bariatric surgery, is a topic I hear come up fairly often during support groups and in online forums. When it does, time and again a divorce rate of 80-85% keeps popping up....

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Reflections – 9 Years Later

Nine years. What seems like a lifetime ago that went by in a blink of an eye. It was 9 years ago today I “went under the knife” and had gastric bypass surgery. While I will be the first to...

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Ten Obstacles to Bariatric Surgery – the WLS Podcast

Recently I sat down and had a very nice chat with Reeger Cortell of the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast. That conversation was about a list of 10 obstacles people feel they face when considering bariatric surgery as a treatment for...